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Welcome to Nome ...
When the people of Nome refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Nomeite<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Nome has a population of 3,841 people<2> (see below for details).
The coastal city of Nome was established in 1898.
Nome is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Nome lies in the Alaskan Time Zone (AKST/AKDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Nome: (907)
The ZIP code for Nome: 99762<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Nome had a population of 3,598 people.
The population of Nome represents 0.51% of the total population of Alaska (which has 710,231 people), making it the state's 16th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 3,598 people, the population of Nome increased 2.65% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,505 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Nome had an population of 3,841 people. This is an increase of 6.75% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.59% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Nome.
Communities near Nome ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Nome and not the distance if you drove.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Nome.
Communities Also Named Nome ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Nome - they are located in North Dakota and Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Nome.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Nome:
Websites for Nome ...
Official Website: www.nomealaska.org/
TripAdvisor Tourism Page for Nome ...
Looking for more information about Nome? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
You can learn more by visiting the TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nome.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Nome: www.nomealaska.org/
The official website for State of Alaska: alaska.gov/
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This page was last modified: 16 Jun 2019